Dr Nicola (Nicki) Crauford

Chairperson
Electricity Authority

Dr Nicola Crauford (Nicki) has extensive industry knowledge and governance experience. Nicki is currently Chair of GNS Science and Director at Kāinga Ora, Watercare Services and CentrePort. Previously Nicki has held executive roles in the sector with Transpower and governance roles with Genesis Energy, Orion New Zealand and Pioneer Energy.

Nicki’s industry and governance experience also includes roles at Environmental Protection Authority, Wellington Water, Fire and Emergency New Zealand, and the Institute of Directors.

Nicki has a doctorate in the investigation and modelling of fire spread in buildings from the University of Southampton and a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.